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Environmental Protection Agency opens door to mine on Native territory
Environment | Law | National | Politics
Environmental Protection Agency opens door to mine on Native territory (July 12, 2017)
The Environmental Protection Agency said it will consult with tribes and Alaska Native corporations about a controversial gold mine that many of them oppose.

Trump administration revives huge mine opposed by tribes in Alaska
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Trump administration revives huge mine opposed by tribes in Alaska (May 12, 2017)
The Pebble Mine had been squashed by the Obama administration -- even Barack Obama visited the area to meet with Native fisherwomen.

Bernie Sanders sweeps three states as Native issues stay on agenda
Environment | National | Politics
Bernie Sanders sweeps three states as Native issues stay on agenda (March 28, 2016)
Bernie Sanders met with the Yakama Nation in Washington and received a name in the Lushootseed languages while his wife held a long discussion with Native leaders in Alaska.

President Barack Obama offers thoughts on historic trip to Alaska
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President Barack Obama offers thoughts on historic trip to Alaska (September 3, 2015)
The president met with Native people and Native leaders and visited two Native communities during his three-day visit to the 49th state.

Joel Reynolds: Saying goodbye to Native elder Bobby Andrew
Environment | Opinion
Joel Reynolds: Saying goodbye to Native elder Bobby Andrew (June 23, 2015)
I didn't expect the Pebble Mine would outlast Bobby Andrew. He was a fighter who never seemed to get tired.

Robert Heyano: Alaska tribes committed to fight against mine
Environment | Opinion
Robert Heyano: Alaska tribes committed to fight against mine (February 18, 2015)
Bristol Bay is a unique and valuable treasure that cannot be put at risk.

EPA decision anticipated on mine opposed by Alaska Natives
Canada | Environment | Law | National | Politics
EPA decision anticipated on mine opposed by Alaska Natives (February 16, 2015)
The Pebble Mine would be one of the largest gold-mining operations in the world.

Alannah Hurley: Sen. Begich stands up for Alaska Native rights
Opinion | Politics
Alannah Hurley: Sen. Begich stands up for Alaska Native rights (October 10, 2014)
The United Tribes of Bristol Bay support the re-election of Sen. Mark Begich (D).

New     EPA  leader visits  controversial Pebble Mine site in Alaska
Environment | National | Politics
New EPA leader visits controversial Pebble Mine site in Alaska (August 28, 2013)
Gina McCarthy, the new leader of the Environmental Protection Agency, visited the site of the controversial Pebble Mine in Alaska on Tuesday.

New   leader of EPA    considers trip  to Pebble Mine  site in Alaska
Environment | National | Politics
New leader of EPA considers trip to Pebble Mine site in Alaska (August 2, 2013)
Gina McCarthy, the new leader of the Environmental Protection Agency, is weighing a visit to Alaska to visit the site of the controversial Pebble Mine.

Opinion: Pebble Mine brings development to Native villages
Opinion
Opinion: Pebble Mine brings development to Native villages (July 22, 2013)
CEO of Pebble Partnership says controversial Pebble Mine will help Alaska Native villages.

Callan J. Chythlook-Sifsof: Native subsistence under threat
Opinion
Callan J. Chythlook-Sifsof: Native subsistence under threat (June 28, 2013)
Callan J. Chythlook-Sifsof, a former Olympian, discusses Alaska Native opposition to the Pebble Mine.

Opinion: Alaska Natives seek an extension on EPA assessment
Opinion
Opinion: Alaska Natives seek an extension on EPA assessment (August 8, 2012)
"While nine tribal groups and one regional corporation invited the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to initiate an unprecedented 404c process that resulted in a hastily published draft watershed assessment in...

Kim Williams: Alaska hypocritical as Natives fight mining project
Opinion
Kim Williams: Alaska hypocritical as Natives fight mining project (June 11, 2012)
"Last month the Environmental Protection Agency released its Draft Assessment of Potential Mining Impacts on Salmon Ecosystems in Bristol Bay. It scheduled eight public hearings and a 60-day comment period...

Editorial: Vote against Pebble Mine won't settle  the debate
Opinion
Editorial: Vote against Pebble Mine won't settle the debate (October 19, 2011)
"What we know from the vote on the Save Our Salmon initiative is that a modest majority of Lake and Peninsula Borough voters oppose the Pebble Partnership's plans for a...

John Adcox: Native corporation ignores people on Pebble  Mine
Opinion
John Adcox: Native corporation ignores people on Pebble Mine (October 4, 2011)
"As reflected on the pages of the Daily News, and in their actions, the Bristol Bay Native Corp. board of directors have abandoned the residents who live around Lake Iliamna....

Jason Metrokin: Alaska Native corporation against Pebble Mine
Opinion
Jason Metrokin: Alaska Native corporation against Pebble Mine (September 26, 2011)
"Bristol Bay Native Corp. is a billion-dollar economic engine with a 40-year history of responsible development. In 2007, more than two-thirds of BBNC shareholders opposed the proposed Pebble mine...

Opinion: Wes Studi shilling for developers of controversial mine
Opinion
Opinion: Wes Studi shilling for developers of controversial mine (September 22, 2011)
"As much time as we spend watching movies, it's easy to believe that actors take jobs because they identify with some part of a film. The wool was ripped from...

Opinion:  Pebble Mine supporter insults Alaska Native leaders
Opinion
Opinion: Pebble Mine supporter insults Alaska Native leaders (September 9, 2011)
"Where to start with Paul Jenkins' Sunday screed against those who oppose Pebble Mine? Somewhere in the hallowed halls of the Fourth Estate, Mr. Jenkins lost his way. In his...

Opinion: Supporters of huge mine in Alaska try to silence voters
Opinion
Opinion: Supporters of huge mine in Alaska try to silence voters (August 15, 2011)
"Alaskans have an amazing record of being forward-thinking on who could vote. In 1912, a Tlingit, Charlie Jones, voted in Wrangell. He was assisted by Tillie Paul Tamarre, and they...

Editorial: EPA faces  huge decision on Pebble Mine in Alaska
Opinion
Editorial: EPA faces huge decision on Pebble Mine in Alaska (June 2, 2011)
"Dennis McLerran, regional administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency, said, "this is going be a huge decision for the agency." Amen. In Alaska this week for an intensive look at...

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